Patsy Keever will put people first

Patsy Keever remembers your name. She listens and recalls details of your life. It's uncanny, and one of the first things that tells you that Patsy is in this for you, not for her.

Maybe it's the decades of teaching public school or her three terms on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. Maybe it's just Patsy.

She greets volunteers and, with a touch on the shoulder, thanks them for being there. They come back because it's fun.

Patsy attracted close to a thousand volunteers from the full spectrum of the community during what The New York Times called her "vigorous challenge" (see http://bit.ly/72tOjo) to Rep. "Chainsaw Charlie" Taylor in 2004.

A tourist from California wandered into her headquarters around lunch one day, just to see what was going on. "This is a Senate race?" he asked, after looking around at the roomful of volunteers.

"It's a House race," the greeter corrected him.

"Huh?" the Californian exclaimed. "It looks like a Senate race."

That's Patsy Keever. She draws a crowd. People want to work with the toughest campaigner in the region and someone they can call friend. Now Patsy is running for the North Carolina House of Representatives in District 115.

From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina faces challenges that won't be solved by the same-old- same-old.

There is plenty to do. Our mountains are threatened by steep-slope development. Our public schools face serious budget issues. Health care (including mental health care) must be affordable and accessible to all North Carolinians. Creating high-quality, sustainable jobs is critical if working people are to save for their children's education and their own retirement.

Development must serve more than developers. It should serve the people. Patsy Keever: Putting People First.

— Drew Reisinger
Campaign Manager for Patsy Keever
Asheville

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8 thoughts on “Patsy Keever will put people first

  1. Alex R.

    I am looking forward to voting for Patsy Keever. We have need a better choice for some time now.

  2. Viking

    What isn’t working with Goforth? I’m not sure I know much of anything about him or what he has accomplished, but it would be interesting to hear what Keever will specifically do that is in contrast to Goforth.

    Like that Dem militarist dude running against Sen. Slur, Patsy’s website has no real content. Hello? POLITICAL PEOPLE, let’s DO say WHY and HOW WE ARE INNOVATORS! Why vote otherwise?

    It’s an old story, but one that needs innovation.

  3. Teresa

    Patsy Keever had a good chance of beating Charles Taylor but ran a weak campaign. She seems to be doing the same thing this time around, allowing her own campaign manager to publish a slobbery essay about how nice she is. I’m sure she’s nice, but I agree with Viking’s comment: What are her positions on the issues and why is she challenging a solid incumbent democrat in the primary?????

  4. UNaffiliated Voter

    We already have a career democrat in there who has ‘power’ in Rawleigh. He’s a good guy BUT he’s a tax and spend democrat. TAXEY Keever’s website is void of content like the subject.

    PLEASE PEOPLE DONT ELECT ANOTHER Democrat for ANYTHING in NC!!! THey have controlled and manipulated our once great state for over 100 years AFTER they KILLED 200+ African Americans in Wilmington and demanded allegience ever since. WHY would you want to support the ORIGINAL ‘party’ of SLAVERY?

  5. Alex R.

    http://patsykeever.com now has a lot more content, since you asked for more Viking. Good job, you must have spurred them on to finish their website. Also Teresa Patsy Keever was just interviewed on AshevilleFm.org if you are looking for more information on what she is running on. The interview was informative to me. I am excited about her candidacy.

  6. Viking

    I think Goforth expects to win because his base fears ‘liberals’ and ‘socialists’. Otherwise I see no reason for Goforth to continue in politics.

    The AshevilleFm.org interview sounds great, but there’s nothing on their or PK’s sites?

  7. JWTJr

    One party has been in power too long in Raleigh. Things need to be shaken up. The Country Club needs to go.

  8. Viking

    GOP has essentially 50% of the power. What does their CC have to offer?

    Not disagreeing some rational 3rd party energy isn’t needed at al levels.

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